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The difficult understanding of the art of war
The war book is one of the most difficult books to understand but interesting, since it does not tell you how to cause war, but about strategies to avoid it and find alternative solutions. This work is based on how to apply the strategies named in the book for real life and mainly in business life. Author Sun Tzu tells us about the importance of deeply analyzing the situations in which we meet, in the book he tells how to meet a war that is the first, and not less important to be done to be able to win it, he tells us about Important factors that are not based on greed or arrogant power to earn only for pride or money. One of the most important factors is to analyze the situation in which you are, your competences and threats, in this case to deeply analyze the movements of your enemy and not act immediately if they do not act according to the analysis prior to your opponent, using your wisdom, Leadership power, sincerity, benevolence and discipline.
Another of the most important things to take into account to consider you a good leader and well prepared for the victory of the strategy, is to analyze the land where you are, if nature is on your side or you will have to fight against it, Within the book, the importance of attracting your enemy towards murky waters is mentioned, that is, leading them to territories where they are threatened and little capable of winning a war. A good leader is not considered someone who uses the strength and hard hand for his army, if not, otherwise a good leader has the ability to put on the shoes of each of those who are within his army, humility is The key to many decisions and actions within daily life. A balance is the key that opens many doors, to what I mean is, to maintain a strong army you don’t have to be as hard or as soft as a leader, you have to have a scale controlled enough to keep your people with good humor and not give up if you still do not see the hope of winning the war. Neither consent, nor to discourage them enough so that they are no longer wanting to move on.
Patience is essential for when we are in situations like these, not to despair and want Because only then can we be able to make decisions in a moment of serenity and relaxation where the doors of our minds open and see panoramas beyond that hate does not show.
I liked this book because it speaks metaphorically of how war in this case can be interpreted as the situations that are lived today in the business world, just as a general has to have all these qualities and carry them out in a Guerra, in the same way a manager or CEO within a company must have the same capacity to acquire these qualities to be a good leader, treat workers in the same way that a good general would treat their army. In my case, being studying international businesses I interpreted the advice of the book to carry them out in the business world, and if one day I attempt to be the opportunity to be a leader within my work to occupy the same qualities to be able to excel and grow professionally as A person dedicated to his work without leaving behind the ethical values that were taught during the years of my life.